For many thousands of years freediving or diving under the water in a mask served a good service to humanity. It allowed to hunt and procure sea creatures at the bottom, it gave precious pearls. And later it turned into a sport. But most of the modern freedivers do not strive for record depths or delicacy for dinner. They are drawn under the water by the universe and the blooming flowers of space. But let’s start from the beginning.
This temple is not very remarkable. It does not even look much like other Thai monasteries with their magnificent splendor.
…All other islands belong to monkeys and hermit crabs. Macaques appear with the sound of the fruit packs opening. They sit quietly on the very edge of the beach where the sand meets the forest and wait.
Today dear friends we will go to the Thai island named Koh Lipe and the surrounding it archipelago. Lost in the warm waters of the Andaman Sea at a distance of three hours by boat to the nearest big land the island is packed with hotels, cafes and massage salons on every hundred meters.
Despite the fact that the Yosemite National Park covers an area of 3000 square kilometers most of its visitors do not leave the spot of 18 square kilometers.